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Acupressure for Asthma Relief

April 29, 2015

Acupressure For Asthma Affecting nearly 1 in 12 people worldwide, asthma is an all-too-common respiratory disease. It’s characterized by chronic inflammation of the airways, which subsequently triggers a wide range of symptoms like wheezing, coughing, difficulty breathing, shortness of breath, and tightness in the chest. While some people assume asthma is nothing more than a…

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How Acupuncture Can Safely Help With Allergies and Asthma

April 22, 2015

Do you suffer from allergies or asthma? If so, you aren’t alone. It’s estimated that more than 26 million Americans have the chronic inflammatory disease asthma, and more than 50 million Americans have nasal allergies. While most people resort to harsh prescription drugs to treat these conditions, a safer and more effective solution may lie…

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Boost fertility naturally

5 Ways To Boost Your Fertility

April 18, 2015

  Learn 5 ways to boost your fertility Struggling to get pregnant? About 10 percent of couples struggle with infertility and an inability to conceive, according to the Centers for Disease Control. For those struggling to have children, fertility treatment can become tiring and expensive very quickly. Check out these top 5 ways to boost…

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Acupuncture and Fertility

Acupuncture and Fertility

April 15, 2015

What are natural ways to help enhance fertility? Infertility is an all-too-common problem among couples looking to conceive. According to Resolve, the National Infertility Association, approximately 1 in 8 couples struggle to get and stay pregnant. Couples in this scenario often resort to spending tens of thousands of dollars on expensive fertility medicine and treatment…

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Acupuncture and Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

April 7, 2015

Do you suffer from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)? According to the International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders (IFFGD), an estimated 25-45 million people in the United States have IBS (source). This all-too-common disease is characterized by chronic stomach pain, bloating, diarrhea, constipation, excess gas, and irregular bowel movements. While there’s no known cure for IBS,…

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What you need to know about Ulcerative Colitis

April 5, 2015

What is Ulcerative Colitis? Ulcerative colitis is a chronic inflammatory disease of the colon (large intestine).  Chronic inflammation of the colon can lead to damage to the lining of the colon (large intestine). What causes Ulcerative Colitis? There are many factors that contribute to UC including: Food allergies/sensitivities Stress Genetics/family history Infections Weak immune system…

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Alternative Treatment for IBS

April 2, 2015

  Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a common disease suffered by an estimated 25-45 million people in the United States. Symptoms include chronic abdominal pain, bloating, excess gas and irregular bowel movements. Symptoms can be brought on by a number of triggers including anxiety, insomnia and stress. Although there is no known cure to IBS,…

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Fertility and Women's Health

Trouble with Fertility?

March 28, 2015

Alternative Treatments for Fertility About 10 percent of couples struggle with infertility and an inability to conceive, according to the Centers for Disease Control. For those struggling to have children, fertility treatment can become tiring and expensive very quickly. There are numerous alternative treatments including Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) that have been thought to improve…

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Stretches for optimal work performance

5 Stretches to do at Your Desk to Make Your Workday Better

March 23, 2015

Stretches for Better Workday Many people, without realizing, spend most of the day slouching over desks and sitting on the couch, which can lead to back pain, neck pain, headaches, and weakened core muscles. By taking just a few minutes each seated hour or two to do the following exercises, you can reap the benefits…

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Allergies – Acupuncture Can Provide Relief

March 21, 2015

Allergies, seasonal or year round, are an ongoing problem for many individuals. Seasonal allergies typically affect people during a particular season or time of year. They are also referred to as outdoor allergies and are generally triggered by tree, grass and weed pollens or outdoor mold spores. Year round allergies also known as indoor allergies…

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Celiac disease

Celiac disease and gluten-intolerance, what is the difference?

March 18, 2015

  Celiac disease vs. Gluten Intolerance In today’s culture, going gluten-free seems to be the new “thing.” It is becoming more common for people to be diagnosed with celiac disease and have to go on a gluten-free diet. However, there is a separate group of people who do not have celiac but have symptoms when…

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Put a little “Spring” into your step!

March 17, 2015

As we are approaching Spring, we are entering a time of rejuvenation, new growth, and cleansing. The change in seasons from winter to spring according to Chinese medicine’s principle of Five Elements, draws us into the energy of the wood element. The wood element signifies growth and is represented by the liver and gall bladder…

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Got allergies? Spring is here

March 16, 2015

Spring and Traditional Chinese Medicine With the official start of spring just months away, there’s no better time than now to consider using popular forms of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). As mother nature comes out of its state of dormancy, flowers will begin to blossom, trees will develop leaves, and the snow-capped landscape will be…

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Acupuncture can help with joints and arthritis

Yoga, yoga everywhere!

March 12, 2015

There are over 40 different styles of yoga taught in the United States. All of the types of yoga overlap and have a common goal – the union of mind, body and spirit. Each style is distinguished by particular practices. Some types of yoga are quite physical, building strength and flexibility, while others are restorative…

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Trouble Choosing Supplements?

March 11, 2015

There are so many types and brands of supplements on the market today. Many people are left confused and overwhelmed when they try and get supplements at the store. Which ones do I need? What brands are “good”? How much do I take? That is where a naturopathic doctor steps in. During a Naturopath’s 4-5…

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